BSc, MSc, DPhil
Associate Professor in Epidemiology, UK Biobank, Nuffield Department of Population Health
Naomi Allen is an Associate Professor in Epidemiology and Senior Epidemiologist for UK Biobank. She is responsible for co-ordinating the linkage of routine electronic medical records into the study for long-term follow-up (including deaths, cancers, primary and secondary care data as well as other health-related datasets). She helps to co-ordinate the introduction of new enhancements into the resource (such as the development of web-based questionnaires and proposals for cohort-wide biomarker assays) and provides scientific advice to researchers worldwide wishing to access UK Biobank.
Her research interests are in cancer epidemiology; she is co-Principal Investigation of the Endogenous Hormones and Prostate Cancer Collaborative Group, with a keen research interest in the role of diet, hormones and circulating biomarkers in cancer development.
High levels of C-reactive protein are associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer: Results from the Ovarian Cancer Cohort Consortium.
Peres LC. et al, (2019), Cancer research
C-reactive protein and ovarian cancer risk: Results from the Ovarian Cancer Cohort Consortium
ALLEN N., (2019), Cancer Research
The advantages of
Biobank's open access strategy for health research
CONROY M. et al, (2019), Journal of Internal Medicine
Identifying dementia outcomes in UK Biobank: a validation study of primary care, hospital admissions and mortality data.
Wilkinson T. et al, (2019), European journal of epidemiology, 34, 557 - 565
Body Fat Distribution and Systolic Blood Pressure in 10,000 Adults with Whole-Body Imaging: UK Biobank and Oxford BioBank.
Malden D. et al, (2019), Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.)